125: A SONG DYNASTY GUANYAO INCENSE BURNER

 

 

125: A SONG DYNASTY GUANYAO INCENSE BURNER

A SONG DYNASTY GUANYAO INCENSE BURNER. Dimensions: 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. It is in excellent condition with no repairs, chips, or cracks. Provenance: Robert Edwards (1883-1979) and his wife Gloria (1886-1960). Thence by descent. Robert arrived in Shanghai in 1910, to work for Jardine, Matheson & Co. He married Gloria Byrne in 1917 and it was Gloria who took a special interest in acquiring Chinese antiques. The couple stayed in China until 1938/39. High resolution pictures can be found at https://file.ac/s23Hsy9yUu4/

 

 

 

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